Acerola berry is rich in vitamin C which counters free radicals that cause disease. It protects against stress and pollution. It is effective in treating dogs with allergies, viruses, arthritis, and other inflammatory conditions. It is rich in vitamin A which boosts eye health, immunity, and cell function.
The fruit may also treat depression, diarrhea, and dysentery. It improves white blood cell count and raises levels of interferon which fights cancer and viruses. The carotenoids in acerola cherry may stimulate communication between cells limiting tumor growth.